New report: Levelling the Field for Women Farmers in Africa

New report: Levelling the Field for Women Farmers in Africa

With the African Union Year of Agriculture and Food Security in full swing, ONE today is releasing a joint report with the World Bank’s Gender Innovation Lab aimed at sparking policy change on a formidable barrier holding back Africa’s agricultural transformation – a wide and pervasive gender gap.

Tax in Africa: 66% of citizens are ready to pay for development

Tax in Africa: 66% of citizens are ready to pay for development

People across Africa are ready to pay for development.

A UN poll shows that no matter where you live, citizens rank having “an honest and responsive government” among their top five priorities.

Find out what Afrobarometer’s recent survey discovered about attitudes to tax in Africa.

It’s time to stand #WithSyria

It’s time to stand #WithSyria

Saturday 15th March marks three years since the beginning of the conflict in Syria. Like millions of others you’ve probably asked ‘How can we stop this?’

A coalition of organisations have formed the #WithSyria campaign, and are asking for your support. Here’s what you can do.

Innovative syringes that are saving lives

Innovative syringes that are saving lives

Unsafe injections kill 1.3 million people every year – that’s almost double the 660,000 deaths that are caused by malaria.
Enter Marc Koska, who was shocked to learn how rapid the spread of HIV through unsafe injections was predicted to become.

Bono urges Europe’s leaders to fight corruption

Bono urges Europe’s leaders to fight corruption

Last week ONE co-founder Bono addressed the European People’s Party congress in Dublin and urged European leaders to commit to laws introducing public disclosure about who owns companies and trusts. Watch the video or read some of the highlights.

International Women’s Day: The secret of 3 female farmers’ success

International Women’s Day: The secret of 3 female farmers’ success

Across Africa, a growing number of women farmers have a secret: incredible success.

These women are not just farmers. They are also legal land owners, job creators, house builders, agriculture trainers and proud mothers of children going to university.

Liberata, Anne and Maria are women farmers who are doing well. The secret of their success? Investment.

Women farmers in Africa: the real challenges they face

Women farmers in Africa: the real challenges they face

Did you know that women make up half of Africa’s agricultural workforce overall, and more than half in several countries? Our report reveals that the gender gap in agriculture is making it impossible for African women to become the thriving farmers they need to be to pull themselves out of poverty and give their children a better life.

The future of development: tweet your questions

The future of development: tweet your questions

ONE will be hosting the Labour Party’s Shadow Secretary of State for Development, Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, at an event in central London on Tuesday 8 April. Tweet you questions about the future of development to us, and we’ll put some to him on the day.

The problem with little white girls (and boys)

The problem with little white girls (and boys)

After working in and travelling through a number of different countries where white people are in the numerical minority, I’ve come to realise that there is one place being white is not only a hindrance, but negative  –  most of the developing world. Seven years later, I think we’re finally doing aid right, and I’m not there.

Winners of the 2014 Honesty Oscars

Winners of the 2014 Honesty Oscars

We created our own version of the Oscars, the Honesty Oscars. 91,420 people from around the world voted for their favourite organisations, activists and projects that are fighting global corruption. Here are the winners.

Honesty Oscars 2014: Best Picture

Honesty Oscars 2014: Best Picture

Today, we unveil the final category in ONE and Accountability Lab’s Honesty Oscars: Best Picture. It wouldn’t be an “Oscars” without this category! Like the Academy Awards, “Best Picture” honours all efforts in putting together the film, including writing, editing, directing and execution.

Honesty Oscars 2014: Best Director

Honesty Oscars 2014: Best Director

Today, we unveil the fourth category in ONE and Accountability Lab’s Honesty Oscars: Best Director. Like the Academy Awards, this category honours leaders who have a clear vision, visualise the execution of that vision, and carry it out through the help of their talented crew. In this case, this vision is a world without corruption.